Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: Republican Party

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

Republicans screw themselves: Damned if they do, damned if they don’t!

With modest audacity, I project February 2020 could in a few years represent the peak of national Republican power.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

Trump debased his own primary, slurred party foes & stole the...

That my thought experiment won’t happen, indeed fail badly, reinforces a party going full speed towards a cliff without looking up from its insular "party favors."

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Noam Chomsky on midterms: Republican Party is the ‘most dangerous organization...

“Very straightforward: lavish gifts on the rich, powerful corporate sector and try to undermine and destroy anything that might be of benefit to the general population.”

The Nixonization of Donald Trump

In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?

An out of control president, the GOP, and the specter of...

America has now arrived at the point at which the survival of our democracy is clearly at stake.

Bing Bing, Bong Bong, Bing Bing

It is important for us to continue to organize and mobilize across the country around populist issues and local campaigns.

The Numbers Don’t Lie—But Trump Does

“Watching the polls is a head-shaking confirmation that, I hope, reverses itself before November. There is far too much at stake.”

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggests four more years of Trump might be better for Democratic...

"Do they want Bernie to take over the Democratic Party in perpetuity? Maybe they'd rather wait 4 years and put in a Democrat that they like."